Board of Directors

Alexandre Rotta, MD

Dr. Rotta is a Pediatric Critical Care specialist and children’s rights activist. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kenneth Zatz, MD

Dr. Zatz received his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College and finished his training in general pediatrics at New York Hospital. He maintains a solo pediatric office in the lower Hudson Valley where he has practiced for almost 30 years. Dr. Zatz shares, "I hope that by educating parents about all aspects of routine circumcision, they will come to understand that allowing their sons to remain intact is the more compassionate and medically sound decision." 

John V. Geisheker, JD, LL.M

Mr. Geisheker has practiced medico-legal law as an arbitrator, mediator, litigator, and law lecturer, for over 30 years. He is currently the full-time pro bono Director and General Counsel for Doctors Opposing Circumcision, an international physicians’ charity based in Seattle, Washington. D.O.C.’s members and supporters oppose merely cultural, non-therapeutic, genital cutting of children, male or female, on human rights’ grounds.

Ryan McAllister, PhD

Dr. McAllister is on the research faculty at Georgetown University in biophysics. He is the coordinator of You may know Ryan through his videos, "Circumcision: an Elephant in the Hospital" and "UnBreaking Birth". He facilitates workshops on communication, relationships, and parenting, and is an adoptive parent of an adult child with profound developmental differences.